Granite by Helena Demczuk – Lost Rocks (30)
- Lost Rocks
- 2020 ISBN 9780648915904
- 93 pages
- 18 × 11 × 1 cm
It was Elena who started the conversation. ‘I use зелений, червонийй and синій for my portraits.’ I wasn’t sure I had heard correctly but she repeated it. ‘Green, red and blue to make skin tones.’
Helena Demczuk is a painter based in Queenstown on the west coast of Tasmania. The daughter of Ukrainian migrants, Helena lived in Papua and New Guinea before enrolling at QIT, Brisbane and Monash University, Melbourne to study Ukrainian language and literature. In 2005 Helena completed a BFA at the University of Tasmania, School of Art which included a semester at the Glasgow School of Art. Her artwork focuses on people, landscapes and the colour that unites them.